group management

Managing board

K.C. Staelens (47)

Kurt Staelens was appointed as a member of the Managing Board and CEO of Macintosh on July 1, 2014. Mr Staelens has Belgian nationality.


Mr Staelens was previously Vice-President of Sales and E-Business at telecoms company Belgacom in Brussels, a position he held from 2012 to 2014. In the course of his career he has held various commercial management positions and also owned his own online business.





Nationality: Belgian

Position: CEO

Other relevant functions


  • CEO of Benelux (2010 – 2012)
  • Commercial Director of Belgium Brussels Airport (2006 – 2009)
  • Strategy Director (2001 – 2006), Residential Markets Division Belgium (2005-2006), Product Marketing Director, Residential Markets Division Belgium (2003-2005), and Indirect Sales Director, Residential Markets Division Belgium (2001-2003), at Telenet
  • Founder and Belgium General Manager of (1998 – 2001)
  • Associate (Belgium, Switzerland and UK), McKinsey & Company (1996 – 1998)
  • Brand Manager, Reckitt & Colman Belgium, Client Service Executive, AC Nielsen Belgium, and Assistant Auditor, KPMG Belgium (1991 – 1996)


Kurt Staelens studied at KU Leuven and graduated with distinction in 1991, having obtained a master's degree (MSc) in Commercial Engineering. In 1996 he was awarded an MBA by the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, USA, graduating with high distinction.

K.C. Staelens

E.M.H. Coorens (52)

Eric Coorens was appointed member of the Managing Board of Macintosh on June 1, 2007, and COO on July 1, 2007. Mr Coorens has Dutch nationality. He has worked with Macintosh since 1996.

Nationality: Dutch

Position: COO

Other relevant functions

Mr Coorens has worked with Macintosh since 1996 in the positions of:

  • Project Manager/Information Manager at Macintosh (1996 – 1998);
  • Director of Management Services of Kwantum Deco Group Belgium (1998 – 1999);
  • Director of Product Management of Kwantum Deco Group Netherlands (1999 – 2002);
  • Managing Director of Kwantum Deco Group Netherlands and Belgium (2002 – 2007).

Previously, Eric Coorens was employed in the positions of Project Manager at RCL, Kerkrade (1989- 1991), Project Manager/Information Manager at Vendex International (1991-1995), and Senior Management Consultant at KPMG Management Consulting (1995-1996).

Eric Coorens studied mechanical engineering at Heerlen Technical College. In 1994, he graduated from PUC, Diepenbeek (Belgium) with a master's degree in business administration (MBA). He has taken various management training courses, included a bachelor's programme in economics and strategic planning and management in retail at Babson University, USA, and at Vlerick Management School.

Other positions
  • Chairman of the Shoe Wholesale Association (VGS)
  • Member of the board of the Dutch Retail Council

E.M.H. Coorens

J.G.A. Seyger (46)

Jeroen Seyger was appointed Interim CFO on November 11, 2014 and member of the Managing Board and CFO on 1 May 2015.



Nationality: Dutch

Position: CFO

Other relevant functions
  • Capital (2003-2011 - 2003-2007 as Deputy Treasurer) at TNT Express N.V. The Netherlands.
  • Assistant Treasurer Sara Lee | DE The Netherlands (2000-2003).
  • Head of Front Office Support, Investment Banking division ABN Amro Bank, The Netherlands (1997-2000).
  • Team leader, Derivatives Operations & Accounting, Investment Banking division Rabobank, The Netherlands (1995-1997)

  • Master of Business Administration (MBA) University of Groningen, The Netherlands (1988-1994).
  • Gymnasium Jacobus College, Enschede, The Netherlands (1982-1988)



J.G.A. Seyger